Aelius

Aelius 136 – 137 A.D

Hadrian appointed Aelius as his Caesar to succeed him but died of illness shortly before his own death. Aelius would probably have made a fine emperor as he was well liked by Roman citizens and was a capable military leader. AR Aureus RIC 443 (Hadrian), BMC 999 (Hadrian), C 12 Aureus Obv: LAELIVSCAESAR - Bare head left. Rev: TRIBPOTCOSII Exe: CONCORD - Concordia seated left, holding patera. 137 (Rome). $15,500 1/13/03. RIC 444c (Hadrian), BMC 1004 (Hadrian), C 42 Aureus Obv: LAELIVSCAESAR - Bare head left. Rev: TRIBPOTCOSII - Pietas standing right, sacrificing over altar; PIE TAS across...

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